All India Institutes of Medical Sciences are a group of public Medical Colleges of Higher Education. These institutes have been declared by an act of Parliament as institutes of national Importance. AIIMS Delhi being the parent national institute was established in the year 1956. The other centre of AIIMS is at Bhopal, Bhuvneshwar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Bhopal and Guntur.
The AIIMS examination is an entrance test conducted for students who wish to pursue Medical from the top 9 AIIMS medical college. More than 2 lacs candidates appear every year for this examination. This examination offers a total of 807 seats out of which 7 seats are reserved for foreign nationals.